US: Chrysler makes raft of management appointments
Chrysler has unveiled a number of management changes including Reid Bigland as president and CEO of the Ram Truck Brand, although he will continue as head of US sales, and president and CEO of Chrysler Canada.
Most recently, he was president and CEO of the Dodge Brand, with Bigland arriving at Chrysler in July, 2006 from Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation, a South Carolina-based company.
Timothy Kuniskis is to be president and CEO of the Dodge Brand, having most recently served as head of the Fiat brand for North America. Kuniskis joined Chrysler in 1992.
Fiat brand head for North America is Jason Stoicevich and he retains the position as director of the California Business Centre.
Bruno Cattori is made president and CEO of Chrysler de Mexico, having most recently served as director for retail sales and fleet for all Chrysler Group brands in Mexico, a position which he retains.
Prior to rejoining Chrysler Group in early 2012, he served as president and CEO of Mercedes-Benz Mexico.
"These appointments are part of the Chrysler Group's strategy to reinforce its leadership ranks as we continue on our path to achieve our business targets," said Chrysler Group chairman and CEO, Sergio Marchionne.
"They are a further confirmation of the depth of our talent pool and of the opportunities available to our people as part of their career development."